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JVM Embedded Repo

A JVM-embedded repo is an Iglu repository embedded inside a Java or Scala application, typically alongside the Scala client.

Technical architecture

A JVM-embedded repo is simply a set of schemas stored in an Iglu-compatible path inside the resources folder of a Java or Scala application.

As an embedded repo, there is a no mechanism for updating the schemas stored in the repository following the release of the host application.


For an example of a JVM-embedded repo, check out the repository embedded in the Iglu Scala client itself:


This embedded repository is used to bootstrap the Iglu Scala client with JSON Schemas that it needs before it can access any remote repositories.


For help setting up a JVM-embedded repository see the JVM embedded repo setup wiki page.